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Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:34:25 -0500Co-dominant: A visible mutation appears when a single gene in an allele is different than normal. Two different genes can bring a 'super' form of that gene which looks different than the single gene itself. Dominant: When a single allele is different than the normal allele.
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 07:09:21 -0500Reptiles are a very diverse group of animals. Getting a pet reptile such as a lizard will require you to do some extensive researching. Lizards live in various kinds of habitats. They can thrive in the driest deserts up to the most humid rain forests.
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 15:56:13 -0600Understanding the way snakes behave when you approach them is very important in being able to defend yourself from them. A lot of snake bites could be avoided if the victims had more knowledge about snakes.
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:53:59 -0600Who uses snake repellers and why? Snake repellers are a fantastic invention that can be used by practically anybody who has the dreaded problem of snakes around their home.
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:26:57 -0500Designer and builder of elaborate cages with water falls and pools contained within furniture quality cabinets. These cages can be flushed and rinsed out quickly for easy maintenance.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:40:51 -0500The idea of owning a pet tortoise is appealing to many people, and a Leopard Tortoise is a very popular first choice. However lots of owners don't realize exactly what's involved until too late. They are not particularly difficult to care for if you're well prepared, but you need to know what you're doing, and this article will provide an overview of what's required.
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 09:09:31 -0500The Boomslangs are the only snakes in Zimbabwe where the male and females are different colours. The males are a striking green and sometimes the scales are edged in black.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 13:45:50 -0500There is not much resource on how to take care of your pet turtles. Here is the first one in a series of articles dedicated to turtle care. The Mata Mata turtle, or the Chelus fimbriata is quite popular among turtle lovers and breeders. They are fairly easy to breed and a hardy species. Here is all you need to know on how to set up an aquarium/ cage for them and what to feed them.
Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:53:25 -0500Seldom is the case of treating a poisonous reptile that intrudes and endangers human life in a health care facility. Good decision making has proven as a tool for success in preserving life. Here is a true story I experienced during my tour of duty in the Emergency Room some years ago.
Thu, 29 May 2014 08:42:48 -0500This article is summarizing how a turtle breathes because of their odd shapes and general appearance. It also explains how turtles use their body's limbs to circulate oxygen through their body. Since it is quite amazing I thought it would be an interesting subject to write about.
Tue, 27 May 2014 13:35:42 -0500A brief description about how turtle eggs breath when buried deep within the sands. How do turtle eggs survive when buried and why are they buried in this manor in the first place?
Mon, 26 May 2014 10:24:35 -0500When my pet wants attention he will stick his head out of his enclosure indicating that he wants to come out for a run around. He has now decided that he wants to eat his mashed veggies from a plastic spoon once a week. This unusual habit occurred after he underwent a belly operation two years ago to remove a fatty tumour.
Fri, 09 May 2014 07:51:58 -0500There is a negative stigma around snakes that often leads to the fear of them. Learning how to handle a snake correctly could cure you of that fear.
Tue, 06 May 2014 09:37:00 -0500With the growing number of reptiles now sold in pet stores is it a good idea to keep them as a pet, and do they make good companion animals? Indeed they make good pets up to a point, and for them to be a truly great companion animal depends on how much time your prepared to dedicate to them on a daily basis. Do you have the time and patience? Reptiles require a huge part of your dedication as a responsible pet carer to be sure they are well balanced and happy, not just for the moment but for life. Having a pet is a lifelong commitment, and should never be a "spur of the moment" decision.
Thu, 01 May 2014 07:36:49 -0500The painted turtle (Chrysemys picta) is not your average aquatic turtle. This species (including its various subspecies) has the largest range of any north American turtle, and can found in suitable habitats from the Atlantic to the Pacific coast of North America. It is also colorful, outgoing, moderately-sized, and very undemanding.
Wed, 12 Mar 2014 10:18:57 -0500This bearded dragon diet has everything you need to know in raising a healthy bearded dragon. Insects and Vegetation will be the majority of the diet.
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 09:38:27 -0600Sun loving reptiles, once in captivity, must be supplied with light that mimics the suns rays or they will become sick and die. UV is as important as food to many reptiles, and pet owners need to understand how this required habitat element keeps their reptile healthy.
Wed, 25 Sep 2013 12:49:00 -0500Leatherback sea turtle information and facts are widely available, and once you start to research these extraordinary beings, you will uncover some surprising facts. Leatherback turtle is the biggest living ocean turtle in the world. It can grow up to 8 feet. These beautiful animals are, sadly, on the endangered list.
Thu, 29 Aug 2013 06:35:51 -0500Reptiles are becoming popular pets and turtles are on top of the list. If you are considering keeping a turtle, it is important to provide it with a decent living space or a suitable turtle terrarium.
Wed, 28 Aug 2013 07:37:54 -0500More and more people nowadays are getting fascinated with keeping reptiles as pets. Perhaps the main reason for this is the fact that reptiles such as snakes or bearded dragons aren't as demanding as dogs and cats.
Fri, 16 Aug 2013 13:50:21 -0500A vivarium is a sort of artificial world made by humans to simulate the natural environment for a particular animal held in captivity. While this might initially seem like not much of a hobby for such a fancy name; the truth is, many people obtain great joy out of building vivariums - it allows them a measure of great artistic expression and freedom; not so unlike a painting of a natural setting. The first thing to do when setting out to construct such an environment is to have the animal in mind for which it is...
Mon, 12 Aug 2013 08:49:19 -0500In a pet market that is constantly expanding, more and more people are choosing exotic pets that the majority of potential owners have never even heard of. One of the many great possibilities out there is the African Dwarf Frog - but is this the right pet for you?
Wed, 24 Jul 2013 09:03:22 -0500This article discusses 7 facts about leopard geckos. This article goes on to discuss a few features that make these geckos different from others.
Thu, 11 Jul 2013 15:58:23 -0500How to get accurate bearded dragon information, this article will ward off beginner problems that plague first-time reptile keepers. Before you buy one, it is important to understand how these creatures function in the wild, so you will understand why they have specific behaviors and needs in captivity.
Mon, 08 Jul 2013 12:04:55 -0500Bearded Dragons do carry Salmonella and this should certainly be of concern where young children are around, or others that are particularly susceptible to Salmonella. For everyone else, understanding the risks and applying the correct practices will support a safe, healthy and happy relationship with your bearded dragon.
Thu, 27 Jun 2013 09:28:50 -0500Although most people build vivariums for fauna; they are at root just miniature ecosystems comprised of compatible flora and substrate. While it makes sense to then put an animal of the appropriate kind inside, this isn't at all necessary, and the vivarium tank itself can be an eye-catching representative of natural design. When it comes to the animals you can put inside a vivarium - should you choose to go that route - there are tiger salamanders, there are paddle tail newts, snakes of all kinds, tarantulas, there are frogs of any family, and relatively...
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 11:33:09 -0500Iguanas are one of the most popular reptilian pet in the United States. This scaly pet has worked its way into the lives of men, women, and children of all ages.
Thu, 16 May 2013 14:46:42 -0500Breeding snakes is not a "generic business" where you put two snakes in a pen and come back in a few months. But I will do my best to describe the steps to breed snakes as simply as possible for you.
Fri, 10 May 2013 15:15:16 -0500Tokay geckos are very fascinating pets. Known for their bluish grey color and orange spots, and their short temperateness, Tokay geckos have sensitive sense of smell and taste. They love eating insects, especially live ones. Their diet plays an important role in their overall health. This is the reason why you need to give particular attention when feeding your geckos.
Thu, 09 May 2013 08:27:47 -0500As a breeder, you want only the best thing for your Tokay geckos. And as much as possible, you want them to produce as many healthy hatchlings as possible. Gecko breeders employ different tools when incubating eggs, but there of them stand out. On this article, we are going to study the three most common incubation mediums and compare their advantages, disadvantages, and success rates.
Fri, 22 Mar 2013 10:13:49 -0500Although there is much to learn about iguanas, it's important to start with some basic knowledge. All iguanas share some basic traits in common that a new pet owner should be aware of before bringing their new pet home. Learn more about iguana care by arming yourself with a few basic facts.
Mon, 18 Feb 2013 16:01:01 -0600When we build a home we take into consideration many different factors. So we must for our pets home, and our dragon is no exception. In order for him to be as comfortable as possible we need to make it as natural as possible.
Tue, 12 Feb 2013 10:08:13 -0600Choosing the correct housing is vital for its long term health and well being. Housing a tortoise in an unsuitable environment will leave your pet suffering from ill health. The advice in this article is based on tortoises found in Southern Europe to the Mediterranean where the climate is hot and dry.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:40:23 -0600This will be an article with a basic overview of the different types of enclosures you can use as a snake habitat. I will provide both positives and negatives of each option.
Fri, 08 Feb 2013 14:39:46 -0600This is an article with all of the information you need about feeding your pet snake. This provides food size, as well as different techniques for feeding your snake.
Tue, 05 Feb 2013 14:02:58 -0600The Pogona vitticeps or commonly known as the inland bearded dragon is a very common choice for new reptile owners. They adapt to a number of habitats and environments. How to care for your bearded dragon and the requirements it needs to survive in captivity...
Thu, 31 Jan 2013 11:29:09 -0600So you are on the fence about getting a pet snake. In this article I am going to outline a few of the positive traits of snake ownership and also a few things that you should be prepared for as well.
Wed, 30 Jan 2013 11:26:42 -0600Feeding an iguana is not as daunting as some other exotic pets, they are 100% herbivores. That said many of the health problems associated with captive iguanas can be as a result of a poor diet. An iguanas mouth is not designed for chewing, they rip or tear their food so care should be taken when considering what to feed.
Mon, 28 Jan 2013 15:36:43 -0600Creating the perfect home for your bearded dragon by following our simple guide. Most of what you require can be purchased from pet or reptile stores, but finding a suitable vivarium the correct size and style to suit your home might not be so easy. For this reason many people choose to build their own.
Sun, 27 Jan 2013 19:17:03 -0600Do you know how much bearded dragons are today? Find out about the average prices to get the best bargain. Also read about what other expenses you will encounter on your road to owning this friendly pet.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:47:16 -0600This is an introduction to bearded dragons. We talk about where they came from and what type of home environment that they would thrive in along with some other tips.
Thu, 24 Jan 2013 11:18:45 -0600Many reptile keepers spend may hours trying to create the most natural environment for their pet reptiles. Studying the natural habitat of their chosen pet and recreating in the vivarium or enclosure.
Mon, 14 Jan 2013 10:41:43 -0600Baby bearded dragons can be raised to adulthood within a matter of months, If you have the proper information their care. They can require more attention and care than adult or juvenile dragons.
Fri, 11 Jan 2013 11:20:02 -0600If you want your pet to live long you have to keep them healthy. It's better to start them off on a healthy diet then to worry later why they are not eating, drinking water or turning a strange color. You'll get basic baby dragon care techniques as you read this short article.
Thu, 10 Jan 2013 14:27:22 -0600Before you go out and purchase one, make sure you understand how bearded dragons survive in the wild, so that you can understand certain behaviors in captivity. Reading accurate bearded dragon information will ward off beginner problems that plague first-time reptile keepers. Also these lizards do not grow to be a gigantic size. Therefore, they are great even for children to handle.
Tue, 08 Jan 2013 11:19:42 -0600Are you thinking about purchasing a bearded dragon but need some additional information? Like, are bearded dragons a good pet? Are they good with kids? What do they eat? How much do bearded dragons cost? In this article I will go over each important fact. You'll be able to quickly determine if this is the right exotic pet for you.
Fri, 21 Dec 2012 15:28:08 -0600Small children are always fascinated by turtles. Turtles can make great pets as long as you and your children understand how to raise your pet turtle safely for both the turtle, and your family. There are a few things you may want to consider before bringing a turtle home as a new family member.
Tue, 04 Dec 2012 14:59:15 -0600The tiger salamander is a shockingly vivid amphibian, which is at home both in the water and on land - in fact, it begins its life unable to exist on land, and by the time it grows to adulthood is able to subsist on either medium. They certainly prefer land by this time, and enjoy burrowing in sand and dirt, as well as wading in and out of shallow pools. One of their most fantastic attributes is their ability to regenerate, which goes far beyond the mere ability to heal wounds.
Wed, 17 Oct 2012 14:18:41 -0500When it comes to vitamin and mineral sources, vegetables are the most effective ones. Just like you, your bearded dragon needs vitamins and minerals. Though it is not their staple food, it is highly recommended by vets to provide these to your pet.
Tue, 16 Oct 2012 07:40:35 -0500Bearded dragons are prone to metabolic bone disease. Metabolic bone disease is caused by the insufficient provision of calcium to your pet's diet and environment.This condition should not be taken lightly because if not treated immediately, can cause death. It is important that you know how to identify the signs and know how to treat it in order for your pet to be healthy, strong and happy.
Mon, 15 Oct 2012 10:01:35 -0500Box turtles range between the truly aquatic turtles and the terrestrial tortoises with their need for bodies of water in which they soak and their need for grassland and wooded areas with moist and humid soil. Box turtle forage for food on land and spend the time they sleep dug into the earth in burrows, under logs and under rocks.
Tue, 09 Oct 2012 11:02:03 -0500Bearded dragons are unique creatures. They are friendly and sociable. One thing amazing about them is that they can communicate with their owners as well as to other animals. Each unique behavior has a meaning behind them. Being knowledgeable about it is important if you want to have one for a pet.
Mon, 08 Oct 2012 13:09:42 -0500Just like any pet, baby bearded dragons require special care. When you have decided to adopt one for a pet, you need to remember three things:proper planning, care and important decision-making. In order for you to have a healthy baby beardie, you need to know eight important rules. Taking care for a baby dragon entails a lot of responsibility. The following eight guidelines will surely help you achieve your goal on how to successfully care for a baby bearded dragon.
Mon, 01 Oct 2012 12:55:12 -0500It is no secret that the exotic pets known as bearded dragons are sociable and friendly. This is one reason why a number of owners want to breed them. If you properly take care of your female bearded dragon, she will be able to produce healthy babies that you can add to your existing beardie family or you can opt to sell.
Thu, 27 Sep 2012 10:35:29 -0500Bearded dragons undergo the shedding process just like any other reptile. Shedding is likely to take place for your pet to be able to accommodate its growth and development as its size expands and its age increases. There is no cause for worry as long as you are able to maintain important factors in aiding it to successfully shed its skin.
Wed, 26 Sep 2012 11:15:01 -0500Since bearded dragons are social creatures, they too, need to sustain their life and that is to live a happy one. For them to be happy, they must be entertained and one way to achieve this is by giving them toys. Don't let your bearded dragon sleep all day, let your pet work its muscles by engaging it to exercise.
Tue, 25 Sep 2012 13:31:27 -0500This article will help you better understand the what to feed your leopard gecko and the best way to have a healthy and happy leopard gecko for years to come. By understanding how and what to feed your gecko will keep you both happy.
Mon, 24 Sep 2012 14:56:53 -0500Basic guidelines you can follow when feeding your bearded dragon from what to feed to when to feed them. Feeding bearded dragons is a very important part of them living happy and healthy lives.
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 15:24:08 -0500Crested geckos are some of the easiest reptiles to keep as pets, providing that a few very simple rules are followed. The following article takes a look at the most common health problems affecting captive crested geckos and how to help prevent them.
Fri, 14 Sep 2012 13:02:26 -0500In this article I talk about some things to consider when setting up your snake vivarium. The type of vivarium, products to fill the bottom of the vivarium and the plants that I find ideal to use in it.
Thu, 13 Sep 2012 11:40:32 -0500Ever wanted to set up a bearded dragon vivarium? this article will give you all the infomation neccasery to to build your own vivarium. I will guide you through choosing a vivarium, heating, lighting and substrate
Wed, 05 Sep 2012 12:39:12 -0500Many gecko owners know how important calcium is for their pets. But there's another nutrient that geckos and other insectivores need to maintain a healthy physique. It's no other than vitamin A.
Wed, 29 Aug 2012 10:48:22 -0500More than ten years ago, the demand for pet iguanas in the United States boomed so much that over a million iguanas were imported into the country. Most of the pet lizards that were being sold in pet stores during this time came from Central America and South America; we're talking about really faraway countries, like Ecuador and Peru.
Tue, 21 Aug 2012 13:47:28 -0500Tokays are generally easy to maintain. However, sometimes your Tokays will suffer from health issues. Whether they had these health issues before you bought them (especially if they were caught in the wild) or may have risen because of stress or because of a poor husbandry, it is best that you know these different health problems that your gecko may suffer from to be able to address them appropriately.
Tue, 14 Aug 2012 11:27:37 -0500Learn the importance of knowing what your doing before you purchase a new pet iguana. Proper care is the key to giving your iguana a long, healthy life.
Mon, 13 Aug 2012 12:52:02 -0500Purchasing a new iguana is a very exciting thing. The first thing you need to do is learn how to provide the proper care your new iguana needs. You will want to start by learning a few simple guidelines to adhere to.
Tue, 07 Aug 2012 09:53:38 -0500The African rock python, also known as Python sebae are large sized venomous snake native to sub-Saharan Africa. This African rock python is one of the seven species belonging to the genus Python. There are two sub-species of this venomous snake is found - one in western and central Africa and another one is found in Southern Africa. Species found in southern Africa is smaller compared to that found in Northern parts.
Tue, 31 Jul 2012 15:52:55 -0500People just adore the majestic appearance of this animal species and they are excellent domestic pets simply because bearded dragons (beardies) are calm and intelligent creatures. They can live up to 15 years when they are carefully looked after. Before you buy your first dragon make sure you understand what makes up a healthy diet, so you can enjoy the company of a healthy beardie for years to come.
Fri, 27 Jul 2012 14:15:18 -0500Want to avoid mistakes made by more than 90% of all bearded dragon owners. Keep reading to find out the secrets from the export.
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 20:50:05 -0500A satellite-tagging programme spearheaded by the Marine Conservation Society has revealed that an endangered sub-adult turtle tagged and released last summer, has now begun a rarely recorded migration to its adult feeding grounds - the first tracking of this kind of migration since 1998. The green turtle - affectionately known as Gilbert - is one of nine turtles which have been tagged as part of the Turks and Caicos Islands' (TCI) Turtle Project led by the Marine Conservation Society (MCS).
Thu, 26 Jul 2012 11:01:49 -0500Getting a turtle for a pet is a good idea. Turtles are not noisy, they are not messy, and they live for many decades when cared for properly. A child that has a turtle to care for can learn responsibility and compassion from caring for their pet. The biggest responsibility of owning one of these creatures is creating the correct habitat. After that is established your only concern will be the proper feeding of the creatures and the maintenance of its living quarters.
Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:16:41 -0500Never in my wildest dreams had I thought my heart would melt for a dragon and yet, it's happened. My Yogi is the prettiest, most loving, and sweetest animal on earth! I know what you're thinking, you own a dragon?
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:52:49 -0500When looking for a source for baby turtles for sale, it is always important to pay attention to the quality of the breeder as well as the health and condition of the baby turtle. The quality of care that a breeder offers to their turtles is usually a good indicator of how seriously they take breeding and whether these turtles are likely to thrive later in life. Recognizing the key aspects of caring for a turtle successfully will make it easier to look out for these signs in a turtle breeder, eventually making it possible to choose a breeder who will also be a great source of information and help.
Thu, 28 Jun 2012 17:51:25 -0500Although choosing a Hermann tortoise may seem like an easy choice, choosing the right one will make a huge difference in the health and longevity of your tortoise. This smaller species typically only reaches 7 inches (19 centimeters) and can live for about 80 years. They are friendly and easygoing, and have pretty shells which are a mixture of bright yellow and dark brown. Because they come from a hot and dry Mediterranean climate, you should not even consider having one if you do not live in a hot and dry region.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 12:35:04 -0500If you're planning to breed Tokay geckos in the future, you really wanted to buy at least one male and one female. However, there are certain things you need to know before you put them together in a tank. Male and female geckos have distinct characteristics and similarities. Knowing all of them will help you raise your pet in the safest possible way.
Fri, 15 Jun 2012 12:23:06 -0500It's important to understand how to properly care for your new Chubby Frog. Chubby Frogs make great beginner pets, but just like any other animal, they have unique needs.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 11:24:58 -0500What kinds of tortoise make the best pets to keep in an inside enclosure in your home? How to provide a suitable home for your new pet.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 10:35:17 -0500Raising tadpoles successfully is the most difficult part a breeding your pet frogs. Although specific requirements will depend on the species being raised, these general considerations about water quality can be applied to all tadpoles and should ensure that you can see your breeding project proceed form egg to frog successfully.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 08:04:29 -0500What is the best food for your tortoise requires some understanding of where in the world your tortoise would naturally live. It is also necessary to take into account how good nutrition will ensure optimum health for years to come.
Thu, 14 Jun 2012 07:59:23 -0500What is the best tortoise food and how can you provide this? An understanding of the different elements to good nutrition will help you to provide this and ensure the health and growth of your tortoise.
Wed, 13 Jun 2012 09:40:00 -0500If you're the type of pet owner who loves to raise cold-blooded animals as a hobby, then you should be familiar with the equipments that these species need, including a convenient home. However, with so many of these reptile cages and terrariums available in the market today, it will be harder for you to settle on a single brand.
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 13:39:14 -0500Tortoise shelters are essential to provide a place for your tortoise to live happily. They need to hide away from the world as well as have a place for basking in.
Tue, 12 Jun 2012 07:51:03 -0500A healthy diet is very important to the well-being of your Red Footed Tortoise and is crucial to its development and growth. Instilling this healthy diet is easy once you have the correct information.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 15:23:17 -0500If you're planning to have a Tokay gecko as your pet, the first challenge you will encounter is knowing where and how to buy it. Geckos, specifically Tokays, are becoming a threatened species because of the massive hunting. If you're in Asia, purchasing a healthy gecko can be easy and expensive. But if you live in the US or in any western country, you may experience a difficult time doing so.
Mon, 11 Jun 2012 14:43:14 -0500Feeding your gecko with the right food is essential to maintaining a healthy, active, and alert pet. Just like us, geckos need a balanced diet too in order to become physically fit. It's wrong to feed them with anything we want. In this article, you'll learn about your options when it comes to feeding your pet.
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 15:19:51 -0500Increasingly tortoises are becoming popular pets to have thus their availability has grown. But how and where do you buy a healthy and reasonably priced tortoise? Below I provide a simple guide on how to buy a tortoise the healthy, humane, and correct way.
Thu, 07 Jun 2012 10:09:16 -0500Having the right kind of tortoise house for your pet is a big part of keeping her healthy. Every type of tortoise is different and has different requirements as far as housing goes, so be sure that you know what your tortoise needs.
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 13:52:13 -0500It is no secret that your cold-blooded creatures are in desperate need of an outside source of heat to survive. In spite of this knowledge, it is often too surprising to learn that more owners still believe that any reptile lighting is enough.
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 16:25:37 -0500The biggest part of any aquatic setup for spotted turtles is the nitrogen cycle, which includes the same principles that freshwater aquarists may already understand intuitively. Turtles release ammonia when they defecate, which is toxic.
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 15:45:05 -0500So you have a pet gecko? That's great! Now what? While it's going to be a fun-filled adventure, you need to do certain things ever day to make sure that your pet remains healthy and happy.
Fri, 01 Jun 2012 13:40:46 -0500Each species is the same in that they have very soft bodies with a hard shell to protect them. This shell grows out from their ribs, so a turtles shell grows with them rather than getting replaced like some other shell-dwelling creatures.
Fri, 25 May 2012 10:08:51 -0500Providing the correct diet for your pet day geckos is an essential part of their correct husbandry. Day geckos require both insects and fruits in their diet, to reflect the food available to them in the wild. The article will explain what should constitute a day gecko's diet and how to increase the nutritional value of feeder insects to prevent dietary problems such as metabolic bone disease and ensure a healthy pet.
Wed, 23 May 2012 10:16:38 -0500Your new bearded dragon pet requires a nutritious, well-balanced diet in order to grow healthy and strong. It is important to offer both insects and fresh greens, since bearded dragon's are omnivores. As a baby, the lizard will only eat insects and should be fed insects that are soft-bodied and the proper size.
Tue, 22 May 2012 14:53:06 -0500The Red Food tortoise has become a popular pet in recent years. If you are considering purchasing one as a pet, you will need to get as much information as possible about these animals before you buy one. Where you keep them and how you feed them will determine how long they live.
Tue, 22 May 2012 14:47:24 -0500Many new turtle enthusiasts prefer to find quality turtle breeders as their first source of information, as well as a source for their first pet turtle. There are a few aspects of turtle keeping that any new owner should be able to recognize when screening for breeders. The first of these aspects is diet, which is especially important for turtles since their dietary requirements are so diverse. Turtles generally are not capable of getting their daily nutrition from a staple diet with no additional supplementation. In addition to a balanced pellet or gel diet, turtles should have a vitamin and mineral supplement in the form of a powder, which can be sprinkled on top of their food daily. Additionally, they should eat fresh vegetables daily. An ideal turtle breeder will be able to describe a healthy daily routine for feeding their turtles.
Tue, 22 May 2012 09:52:55 -0500Keeping a turtle that thrives necessitates understanding all aspects of what do turtles eat, but unfortunately, most owners have a poor understanding of nutritional requirements and what they mean. One such problem is the prevalence of live food as a primary food source, which can be hazardous to the health of the turtle long-term. Most turtles enjoy the task of chasing their food, but the mental stimulation is not worth the health risks, since they can eventually cost the turtle its life through infection by parasites or other issues.
Tue, 15 May 2012 10:38:12 -0500You should choose reptile food carefully to ensure long and healthy life for your pet. There are different species of reptiles. Each one has different living habits and eating habits.
Fri, 11 May 2012 11:57:15 -0500Leopard geckos are kid size and kid friendly and with proper guidance you can learn to be an expert reptile owner starting with these great little pets. Kids love them, and hey why wouldn't they? If you are looking for an economical pet, a leopard gecko definitely fits the bill when it comes to cost, and upkeep.
Mon, 07 May 2012 15:21:44 -0500This article provides an overview of what you need to consider when thinking about keeping crested geckos as pets. As these are non-domesticated exotic animals you need to make sure that their cages emulate their native climate, provide hiding spaces and are large enough. Once the basic requirements are met breeding crested geckos is relatively easy and will add to the joy you will get from these charming little creatures.
Tue, 24 Apr 2012 15:32:27 -0500As the pet owner, you need to make sure that your gecko is healthy all the time. It's not enough that you give them food and keep their tanks well. There are many other factors that affect the physical condition of geckos.